PCC postpones commencement ceremony

PCC will be postponing the 2020 commencement ceremony until spring 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as announced through an email on March 30. The decision was made by PCC’s executive team with the support of the Academic Senate President, Matthew Henes. It follows another recent decision to continue remote instruction for the rest of the spring semester, according to PCC Superintendent/President Erika Endrijonas. The school is still in discussion as to whether the 2020 commencement ceremony will be held together or separate from the …

So long PCC and congrats to all the grads

The long awaited journey has finally come to an end. It’s the moment that most students have been waiting for. Graduation. Decorated with big number balloons that read 2019, and a banner outside the bookstore that said “Congratulations,” tables inside that had class rings on it and various of graduation gifts, students lined up inside the Pasadena City College bookstore to pick up their cap and gowns.

An ‘individual shine’ for graduating black students

The Creveling Lounge was unrecognizable on May 31, as the 61 PCC graduates walked through the center of the room to the sound of beating drums played by other students among them. Two women performed a Koko West African dance in colorful costumes, dancing around friends and families and all of the students who successfully completed their academic achievements this Spring.